North America's premiere hockey academy

The Pursuit of Excellence Program is committed to developing a 360 degree player. Our success is seen through the quality and number of players that have moved on to the NHL, WHL, Junior and College levels.

Our Facility

A 27,000 sq ft training facility, divided into four areas, specifically designed to provide players with all the equipment they need to develop, practice and hone their skills.

Our Program

Our results speak for themselves. With alumni in the NHL, WHL, College and Junior levels, we prides ourselves on preparing players physically, mentally and emotionally to excel at the next level

Our Success

We have a proven record of success at developing players and moving them on to the next level. See what our players have accomplished and where they are playing now!

Our Camps

Power Skating, Showcases and Hockey Skills Camps throughout the year can be found here!

Latest News



May 21, 2014

Duhaime becomes the second POE player to sign an NAHL tender agreement. FOR IMMEDIATE Read More


May 15, 2014

Barrett a 2nd year POE U18 forward will play for the Calgary Canucks this season. Read More

The Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy in Kelowna, B.C would like to congratulate the POE players and their families on being chosen in the 2014 WHL & OHL draft’s.

“These boys have shown tremendous commitment, discipline and work ethic everyday and it has culminated in recognition for their efforts. They are not just excellent hockey players, but are also excellent young men and the POE is very proud of them” remarked Academy President, Dave Roy.

Ethan King – 23rd Overall
Lethbridge Hurricanes

Logan Christensen – 30th Overall
Saskatoon Blades

Hayden Ostir – 36th Overall
Spokane Chiefs

Owen Hardy – 42nd Overall
Vancouver Giants

Nicholas Doyle – 56th Overall
Medicine Hat Tigers

Nick Henry – 59th Overall
Everett Silvertips

Jake Harrison – 71st Overall
Spokane Chiefs

Liam Lytton – 115th Overall
Prince George Cougars

Liam Hughes – 152nd Overall
Edmonton Oil Kings

Luke Kutkevicius – 25th Overall
Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)
POE Bantam 2012-13

Pursuit of Excellence would like to congratulate all players and their families who were chosen in the 2014 WHL & OHL draft’s.

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"In the 2005/06 year as a 15 year old, I attended the Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy. While attending the Pursuit Academy, I became a stronger person, a better skater, stronger in academics, and learned life skills. During that year I also played on the BC Outback (a Senior AAA Women's team). Throughout that year... Read more

Pursuit of Excellence is a hockey academy based in Kelowna, B.C., Canada. Ran by head coach, David Roy, Pursuit of Excellence is a hockey school that is focused on developing excellent hockey players.